Thursday, May 17, 2012

baby camdyn arrives

It's really exciting when your friends start having babies! One of my best friends, Sarah, had her baby girl, Camdyn Ellie Brooks, a week ago today. She is absolutely perfect and I couldn't be happier for Sarah and John. I can't wait to see her again - but until then - here are some pics of miss Camdyn.

Such long legs!

Mom and baby girl

The happy grandparents

First time holding a new born baby. Love her!


friday night in

My mom gave me a recipe to try a few months ago that both her and my dad loved - Sweet & Sour Cranberry Chicken Stir-fry. So when I decided I would actually cook a few weeks ago, I gave it a shot. You can probably count one one hand the number of times I've cooked for Dave and we've been together almost a year! The ginger and pineapple make it delicious, not to mention it was easy to throw together! Maybe with that combo, I'll cook a little more often...

I pre-chopped everything the night before. That made it a lot easier the night of!

Ready in no time at all, dig in!

Perfect evening on the patio, just the two of us

We topped off the evening with chocolate covered strawberries - yum. Not a bad little Friday night in.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

weekend roundup

This past weekend, as always, went by too quickly. It started off with much needed Friday night drinks and catching up with my good friend, Michelle. And yes, the cocktails tasted as good as they look.

Saturday was spent coaching and hanging with the parents. My mom made her amazing lemon squares - so delish. Then that evening, Dave and I decided to ditch the Arcadia and Scottsdale dinner scene and did a mini road trip up to Cave Creek for dinner. Although we won't be going back to that particular restaurant anytime soon, it  still made for a great Saturday night.

Sunday, we made it to church and then went out for a healthy lunch (we need to eat better!). A few hours later I was volunteering with Gabriel's Angels...then the weekend came to an end!

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

march highlights

Wow, it's May and I'm writing about March? What? Well, time just goes way too fast - and although the last two months have been crazy, March had some great highlights I want to remember when I look back on this blog someday. :)

Vanessa's California Wedding

~ the lovely bride and groom, photo courtesy of miss Megan Bell ~

~ us girls ~

~ my boy and I ~

Girls Night @ Merc

~ a fun, spontaneous evening with the roomie at our fave neighborhood, candlelit spot ~

Spring Training

~ first and only spring training game of the year - but it was perfect ~

Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night 

~ got my updo done ~

~ managing the media on the carpet. miley looks beautiful! pic is by Getty Images ~

~ finishing up the carpet ~ 

~ helping with the rascal flatts green room interview ~

~ quick photo break w/my cfn buddy ~

A whirlwind few weeks, but definitely full of many amazing moments. Kinda fun taking a look back and reflecting on some recent memories.